June 24, 2014

TSG IntelBrief: Core Iran Nuclear Issues Unresolved as Deadline Nears

• The extended round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 on June 16-20 failed to narrow differences on the key issue of Iran’s program to enrich uranium

• The two sides have begun to exchange drafts and agreed to remain in virtual non-stop talks from July 2 until the expiration of the interim nuclear deal (“Joint Plan of Action,” JPA) on July 20

• The June talks included bilateral discussions between Iran and the United States on stabilizing Iraq, but no agreement to cooperate was reached.